Super (bowl) Sunday Stash

February 1, 2009 at 5:51 pm 7 comments

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I’ve been saving some serious coin for my Local fabric shop Hart’s Fabrics annual sale. I had a singular goal in mind. Purchase as much Nani Iro as I could justify afford. I bought the rest of what was on the bolt of the gorgeous lemon yellow – a luxurious 4 1/2 yards. While I was looking around at the other fabrics, I kept my eyeball steadfast and fixed on the black colorway. On my way to the cutting table, I grabbed it and got two yards of it. Admire…behold…
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I’m going to make a wholecloth quilt out of the yellow…but what to do with the black. Any suggestions? Skirt perhaps? I keep looking over at it and smiling every time I see it. It’s so beautiful.

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  • 1. metrosupialdesigns  |  February 3, 2009 at 7:02 am

    That’s beautiful! I always thought it would be so pretty on Pink Chalk Studios’ Notetaker.

  • 2. sarah c  |  February 4, 2009 at 1:22 am

    i think the black would make a beautiful shirt.

    wow the fabric really is wonderful!

  • 3. Darci  |  February 4, 2009 at 6:31 pm

    Can’t wait to see your quilt with these, they are not prints that I would normally buy, but I think they are great.

    ps I am hosting a FQ swap do you want in???

    pss I also got that one FQ (the green and white flowers) for you do you still want to trade???

  • 4. littlebluecottage  |  February 4, 2009 at 11:10 pm

    I’ve seen that pattern on Pink Chalk, but never thought to make it…now I’ll go back and take another look.

    Sarah…thank you! I’m hoping I can make a skirt and do the fabric justice.

    Darci…I cannot wait myself for the quilt! I’m going to make a pillow out of the scraps.

    YES I’d like to still swap the green and white, but I don’t think I can join in on any other swaps right now. I’m still getting used to hosting my bee!!

    Tina

  • 5. Christina  |  February 9, 2009 at 9:51 am

    I think the black would make a lovely tunic style top with a nipped in empire waist. I love it. I think I need some for my stash.

  • 6. Katy  |  February 10, 2009 at 8:14 am

    Oh that black colourway is awesome I agree – it would make a beautiful tunic style top.

  • 7. littlebluecottage  |  February 10, 2009 at 10:43 am

    well….I already started in on a skirt….

    I need to lose a few lbs. before wearing a nipped in tunic but I’m on my way having started a new regimine recently.

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